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Blea Rigg
541m (1776ft)

The Central Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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(No. 152)

Walk Blea Rigg walking UK Mountains in The Central Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The view from the summit of Blea Rigg

Photo: Andy Malcolm

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Blea Rigg Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Blea Rigg

John Tippins walked up on September 22nd, 2020 [from/via/route] Grasmere [weather] Overcast, low cloud for most of the day, drizzle/rain all day.

Andy Buxton climbed during November, 1989 [from/via/route] From NDG: Blea Rigg, Sergeant Mann, High Raise and Thunacar Knott [with] Solo [weather] Very dreary - I was glad I didn't waste a decent day on this one!

David Hughes bagged during June, 2007 [from/via/route] 2012 [with] gal waz

Mike Dunphy hiked on June 24th, 2020 [from/via/route] Grasmere via eats dale rd [with] Caitlin and molly [weather] 28' hot - Great day out 20k with Caitlin and molly on a glorious day, followed with a dip in grassmere

Gill Bates summited on March 23rd, 2018 [from/via/route] from Easedale

Andrew Johnson conquered on December 2nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy - Lost my glasses

Andrew Peate scaled on April 6th, 2019 [from/via/route] Via Easedale Tarn [with] Jack [weather] Clear, warm

Liz Sheerin walked up on August 27th, 2015 [with] Neil

Jill Dean has climbed [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Grez and [weather] Glorious! -

Simon Boddy bagged on September 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] Rydal [with] HF Holidays [weather] Cloudy but quite warm, with drizzle at times

Andy James hiked on August 14th, 2018 [from/via/route] Scales Fell [with] Suzie James

Lucy Perchard summited on May 20th, 2018 [from/via/route] The last of an 8 Wainwright walk including the Langdale Pikes [with] Tony [weather] Sunny spells - Fantastic walk and lovely views over Easedale and Codale Tarns from Blea Rigg

Craig Steeland conquered on June 24th, 2018 [from/via/route] Roadside car park north of Grasmere [with] Sue [weather] Hot and sunny with no wind.

Nick Dobson scaled on September 30th, 2017 [from/via/route] Grasmere via Easdale Tarn [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Rained all morning and brightened up around 2PM - Planned to go onto Sergeant Man then back via Tarn Crag, however due to the late start just did the one returning to Grasmere via the ridge route to Silver How.

Jo Dixon walked up on July 8th, 2017 [from/via/route] Dungeon Ghyll [with] Sharon [weather] Sunny

Dave Eyes climbed on November 13th, 2011 [from/via/route] from Grasmere, up round easdale tarn, past codale tarn [with] Southport Fellwalkers - John and Debbie [weather] bright and sunny

Elaine Evans bagged on July 3rd, 2017 [from/via/route] From Grasmere to Easedale Tarn, then up to Blea Rigg, Sergeant Man and Tarn Crag before descending into valley and back to Grasmere again. [with] Sue and Christine [weather] Sunny and dry with a light breeze. - Enjoyable day on the fells, have missed our walks over the last few weeks but today was perfect.

Chris Sheard hiked on January 30th, 2010 [from/via/route] Up from Grasmere [with] Fellow ATC members - Staff training weekend [weather] Very icy cold day - mgood place for map training

Wayne Baxter summited on May 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grassmere to Blea Rigg to Sliver How and Grassmere [with] Sue [weather] Sunny

Louis Smith conquered on February 4th, 2017 [weather] fog

Steve Cookson has scaled [from/via/route] NDG [with] Gillie [weather] Cloudy

Mark Davidson has walked up [with] Alone [weather] Bit wet and miserable at the start but . . .

David Watson climbed on July 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Grasmere via Helm Crag [weather] Sunny

Gordon Lee bagged on May 14th, 2016 [from/via/route] Sargent Man

Mike Jackson hiked on January 30th, 2016 [from/via/route] Grasmere

Leon Harvey summited on October 31st, 2015 [from/via/route] c144 [with] Solo [weather] Cloudy and Wet

David Noble conquered on August 21st, 2015 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Jack [weather] Overcast and raining

Anthony Scott scaled on October 12th, 2015 [from/via/route] yha grasmere [with] me [weather] changeable! rain first thing, some blue sky, some white and grey clouds, strong northerly wind but warm in shelter.

Jon Mapp walked up on September 26th, 2015 [from/via/route] C144 from Grasmere [with] Suzzann [weather] Cloudy with sunny spells - a nice day for walking - Great views over Langdale Pikes and Stickle Tarn

Colin Egan climbed on September 11th, 2015 [from/via/route] Continuation of walk from Sergeant Man [with] My wife Faith [weather] Clear but windy - Final fell of the day, returned via Stickle Tarn back to dungeon Ghyll

Angela O'neill bagged on July 9th, 2015 [from/via/route] Grassmere [with] John [weather] Sunny, Warm and Dry - We came across this summit almost accidentally. it is a very small summit.

John Almond hiked on June 27th, 2015 [from/via/route] c144 Sergeant Man from Grasmere

Paul Glynn summited during May, 2014 [with] Wife

Christina Lander conquered on February 16th, 2015 [from/via/route] Grasmere - Lang How - Little Castle How - Great Castle How - Blea Rigg - Belles Knott - Easedale Tarn - Brinhowe Crag - Easedale - Grasmere [with] Dick, Michael & Kath Hobday [weather] Dry & cold. Sunny spells - 2nd day of our 1st holiday in the Lake District, staying in Grasmere

Victoria Bates scaled on February 20th, 2015 [from/via/route] c166 [with] Mark [weather] Windy

Clive Ward walked up on November 22nd, 2014 [from/via/route] Elterwater, Silver Howe then ridge to tarn below Pavey Arc. Back via ODG [with] Hazel [weather] Showers to start then misty, some clear spells later. - See Silver How

Tracey Cowell climbed on November 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] Silver howe grasmere [with] On my own [weather] Sunny then cloudy

Darren Wilson bagged on August 28th, 2010 [from/via/route] New Dungheon Gill, Whitehill Crag, Blea Rigg, Sargeant Man, High Raise (Langdale) Langdale Pikes, Thunacar Knott, Pavey Ark, Harrison Stickle, Pike Of Stickle, Loft Crag [with] Crabs

Phillip Bulley hiked on September 10th, 2014 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Judith and Toby [weather] Sunny

Jan Dixon summited on September 7th, 2014 [from/via/route] Stickle Ghyll Carpark, Blea Rigg, Sergeant Man, High Raise, Thunacar Knott, Pavey Ark, Harrison Stickle, Pike of Stickle, Loft Crag, Stickle Ghyll Carpark [with] Tia and Anya [weather] Sunny with some sun

Adrian Shepherd conquered on March 25th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Grasmere via Easedale Tarn and Sergeant Man [with] Gillian [weather] Hot and sunny

Keith Eastman scaled on July 2nd, 2014 [from/via/route] c144

Joanne Mcgawley walked up on March 1st, 2014 [with] Rich [weather] 4 Seasons in 1 Day - 10.5 miles

Bella Wella climbed on June 11th, 2014 [with] Paul

Claire Kirk bagged on November 4th, 2013 [with] Lancashire 30s & 40s walking group

Steve Frank hiked on September 11th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Jackie Frank [weather] Shite!!

Kevin Parnham summited on February 9th, 2014 [from/via/route] Easedale Tarn from Grasmere,via Seargent Man [with] Jo [weather] very windy and cold but generally clear at this level.

Deborah Adkins conquered on December 9th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere - Silver How - Blea Rigg - Pile of Stones - Easedale Tarn - Grasmere [with] Woj [weather] Dry but overcast with occasional patches of blue sky. Foggy around the top. - Very quiet. Only saw a handful of others. Lovely views of Langdale. Time 4.15

Lee Senior scaled on November 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Grasmere via Silver Howe [weather] dry with white cloud- good visibility

Marcus Bradshaw walked up on October 29th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Grasmere. first climbed silver Howe then on to Blea Rigg then Sergeant man and lastly Tarn Crag [with] Marcus [weather] Rained all the way to Blea Crag - Was a really nice walk from Silver Howe to Blea Crag. We was not sure weather to do this but really glad we did.

Tim Buckley climbed on May 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Sergeant Man then back to Stickle Tarn and down [with] Esther [weather] hot and dry - Got totally lost coming down from Sergeant Man, Esther got us back on track. Found the stone shelter drawn by Wainwright in 1958.

Ann Davis bagged on June 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] grasmere via silver howe [with] moi! [weather] sunny and then cloudy

Harry Meijer hiked on May 3rd, 2013 [from/via/route] High Raise from Grasmere [with] The Lake District Walker

Charlie Housley summited on April 28th, 2013 [from/via/route] Via Dungeon Ghyll, clock wise from the new hotel, taking in Loft Crag, Pike O` Stickle, Harrison Stickle, Pavey Ark, Thunacar Knott, High Raise and Sergeant Man. [with] Daz, Dan and Dave (3D!). [weather] If I thought I could use expletives I would, but lets just say the weather wasn`t the best it could have been. Horizontal rain and 60-70 mph gusts with the occasional introduction of hale just to keep us on our toes. - Amazing landscape, even in this weather, not like anything else I`ve walked in the Lakes before, very unique.

Denis Hoyle conquered on April 7th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grassmere walk c144 [with] Steve [weather] Lovely blue sky with bit of snow still on the tops.

Iain Taylor scaled on February 17th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere NY 33606 07370

Chris Bramley walked up on September 22nd, 2012 [from/via/route] Langdale [with] Jan,blake,jaq,Darren, Harry

Christine Shepherd climbed on October 31st, 2008 [from/via/route] Walked from Grasmere [with] On my own [weather] Sunshine, showers and rainbows. - Bagged this again using walk c144 on 2.9.10

Christine Knowles bagged on March 10th, 2012 [from/via/route] Chapel Stile [with] Graham [weather] Drizzle

Darren Mortimer hiked on January 28th, 2012 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunny + Snow

Aileen Robinson summited on July 9th, 2009 [from/via/route] Grasmere Youth Hostel, Easedale Tarn, Sourmilk Gill [with] School, Jude, Andy M, Andy S [weather] Sunny, some rain

Mike Walker, Melanie Dunn, David Kelley, Adrian Roberts, Ian Gate, Andrew Martin, Adrian Sherriff, David Shaw, John Walter, David Laws, Claire Rigg, Steven Woodroffe, David Butterfield, Adam Beeby, Raymond Barnett, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Louise Sandwith, Jonathan Tobin, Phil Clark, Tracey Cordes, Paul Booth, Linda Mckeogh, Peter Clark, Trevor Williams, Paul Henderson, Alan Davidson, John Kendall, Gordon Allison, Rob Gurney, John Cuthbert, Carol Juden, Patrick Buckland, John Southward, David Kelley, Rob Barklamb, Andy Nicholls, David Buttress, Jeanette Coward, Pete Howes, Sam Mercer, Ray O'hara, Libby Burns and Stephen Millington have all walked, climbed & bagged Blea Rigg.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Blea Rigg

Me on the summit of Blea Rigg

Me on the summit of Blea Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (511)

Grasmere, Easedale Tarn and Blea Rigg from Tarn Crag summit

Grasmere, Easedale Tarn and Blea Rigg from Tarn Crag summit

Photo: Tim Hope (62)

*Stickle Tarn, Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from near Blea Rigg

*Stickle Tarn, Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from near Blea Rigg

Photo: Andy Malcolm (48)

Stickle Tarn, Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from near Blea Rigg

Stickle Tarn, Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from near Blea Rigg

Photo: Andy Malcolm (44)

*The view from Sergeant Man featuring Blea Rigg (centre left), Lingmoor Fell (centre distance), Stickle Tarn (partially hidden) and Pavey Ark with Harrison Stickle beyond (The Langdale Pikes) (centre right)

*The view from Sergeant Man featuring Blea Rigg (centre left), Lingmoor Fell (centre distance), Stickle Tarn (partially hidden) and Pavey Ark with Harrison Stickle beyond (The Langdale Pikes) (centre right)

Photo: Tim Hope (29)

*Codale Tarn (left) and Easedale Tarn from the Blea Rigg ridge with Helvellyn (left), Seat Sandal (centre) and Fairfield (right) on the horizon

*Codale Tarn (left) and Easedale Tarn from the Blea Rigg ridge with Helvellyn (left), Seat Sandal (centre) and Fairfield (right) on the horizon

Photo: Tim Hope (26)

Great Langdale with Blea Rigg, Lang How and Silver How (left) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from the foot of Oxendale

Great Langdale with Blea Rigg, Lang How and Silver How (left) and Lingmoor Fell (right) from the foot of Oxendale

Photo: Andy Malcolm (224)

Great Langdale and Blea Rigg with The Helvellyn Massiff in the distance under a deep blanket of snow from the lower slopes of Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Great Langdale and Blea Rigg with The Helvellyn Massiff in the distance under a deep blanket of snow from the lower slopes of Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Simon Barnett (56)

Sunburst on Great Langdale from near Blea Rigg

Sunburst on Great Langdale from near Blea Rigg

Photo: Andy Malcolm (46)

The view from Sergeant Man featuring Blea Rigg (centre left),Lingmoor Fell (distance centre), Stickle Tarn (partially hidden) and the shoulder of Pavey Ark (The Langdale Pikes) (right)

The view from Sergeant Man featuring Blea Rigg (centre left),Lingmoor Fell (distance centre), Stickle Tarn (partially hidden) and the shoulder of Pavey Ark (The Langdale Pikes) (right)

Photo: Tim Hope (30)


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